Villa of Sun and Secrets
An escapist summer read that will keep you guessing
by Jennifer Bohnet
Pub Date 08 Aug 2019
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It's never too late to live the dream...
Carla Sullivan’s 50th birthday is fast approaching when her whole world is turned upside down. Discovering her feckless husband is having yet another affair and following her mother’s death, she is in need of an escape. Finding an envelope addressed to her mother’s estranged sister Josette in the South of France gives Carla the perfect plan.
Seizing the moment, she packs her bags and heads to Antibes to seek out the enigma known as Tante Josette. But as the two women begin to forge a tentative relationship, family secrets start to unravel, forcing Carla to question her life as she has always known it.
A heart-warming tale on the beautiful French Riviera, which will keep you guessing. From the bestselling author of Summer at Coastguard Cottages, The Little Kiosk by the Sea and Rosie's Little Cafe on the Riviera. Perfect for the fans of Jill Mansell and Fern Britton.
What readers are saying about Villa of Sun and Secrets:
'This was the first Jennifer Bohnet book I've read, but it definitely won't be the last. A beautifully written and heart-warming tale of family and friendship, I was completely transported to the south of France and that stunning villa. When can I move in?' Jessica Redland, author of Searching for Steven
'Villa of Sun and Secrets is a perfect summer read! This wonderful family saga has it all - secrets from the past, gentle romance and the beautiful setting of Villa Mimosa in the glorious sunshine of the south of France. I couldn’t stop myself from turning the pages and read it in one sitting. I absolutely loved it. Highly recommended!' Alison Sherlock, author of A House To Mend A Broken Heart'This book transported me to the beautiful French resort of Antibes; I could feel the warm sun and smell the beautiful flowers at Villa Mimosa. The unravelling of family secrets will always be a painstaking task and the sheer devastation, as history is revealed, left me reeling.'
'This was an awesome read, great for a day at the beach!'
'The book definitely takes you through an array of emotions, but leaves you with a warm and happy after.'
'A really great cast of characters set in a wonderful sounding place... Made me wish I was there! Just lovely.'
'This is the perfect book for my mood: it's heartwarming, well written and escapism at high level.'
'A fantastic book'
'A lovely 5 star read, one of my favourite reads so far.'
'Truly a joy to read'